Miami Swim Week Powered By Art Hearts Fashion was in full swing, and the excitement in the air was palpable. All eyes were on Lila Nikole, the acclaimed Miami-raised swimwear, resort wear, costume designer, and celebrity stylist, as she prepared to unveil her latest collection, ‘GRAPHIC PARADISE.’

The week of festivities began on Tuesday, May 28th. Lila kicked off the celebrations by filming at the NBC studios, where she shared her inspiration and vision for ‘GRAPHIC PARADISE,’ a collection influenced by Miami’s vintage Art Deco aesthetic. That same afternoon, from 3 to 7 pm, she hosted a lively poolside model casting party at the iconic Surfcomber Hotel in South Beach. Models showcased their looks in a vibrant atmosphere, setting the tone for the week ahead.

Thursday, May 30th, brought a more intimate setting as Lila hosted a top influencer dinner at Casa Matilda one of Miami’s exciting new dining spots. The evening was filled with engaging conversations, laughter, and exquisite dishes, creating a memorable prelude to the main event.

The following day, Friday, May 31st, Lila joined forces with Art Hearts Fashion and Snatched Plastic Surgery for a compelling panel discussion. They explored the interplay between fashion and body trends, with Lila passionately advocating for inclusivity and diversity in the industry. Her insights resonated deeply with the audience, further cementing her influence in the fashion world.

Saturday, June 1st, marked the highlight of the week. Outside the M2 venue, Lila’s design ‘Cyan Miami’ was prominently displayed, offering a sneak peek into her world of creativity. Inside the venue, Lila had created a branded pop-up ‘living room,’ providing a unique photo opportunity for guests. As the runway show commenced, models strutted down the catwalk to an exhilarating soundtrack curated by DJ Dinero, Lila’s long-time friend. The ‘GRAPHIC PARADISE’ collection featured vibrant colors, intricate patterns, graphic designs, and asymmetrical cuts, designed to flatter all body types. The show was a high-energy spectacle that left the audience in awe.

Throughout the week, guests received VIP gift bags filled with branded merchandise and enjoyed generous sponsored experiences from  Loose LeafHighsman, Frozen FieldsCarrot Express, Samba SolSeagrams EscapesLollipetalsSnatched Plastic Surgery, and more.

The week concluded with a spectacular yacht party on Sunday, June 2nd, sponsored by by Lupo Yacht Club. Under the Miami night sky, influencers, media, and friends celebrated Lila’s success, dancing and toasting to a week of creativity and innovation.

Lila Nikole Rivera, known for her work with celebrities such as Kendrick Lamar, Kim Kardashian, and The Weeknd, and celebrated for her inclusive designs for men and women of all shapes and sizes, truly shone during Miami Swim Week.

Next, Lila is set to design Carnival costumes for top brands like as Tribe TrinidadXodus JamaicaYume TrinidadGen X Miami, and K-Paya Miami. Her Carnival creations are renowned for their meticulous hand detailing, gemming, feather work, and artistic flair.

To shop the ‘GRAPHIC PARADISE’ runway looks, visit Lila Nikole’s website.